I discovered a very useful site several weeks ago and am just now getting around to showing it off. The Primary Source Learning site is maintained by the Teaching with Primary Sources Program Northern Virginia Partnership with a partnership with the Library of Congress.

The features on this Web site enable educational communities to:

The site has three major goals.


introduce collections of resources and best instructional practices related to using digital sources in the classroom for teachers K-12 of all subjects.


deepen content knowledge and create teaching materials designed for sharing with other educators for teachers of particular topics and grades.


offer opportunities to share expertise and conduct reseach concerning how teachers teach and students learn with digital resources

You can get a sense of the sorts of things available and the ease of use by checking out their navigation structure. The site has a wide range of primary sources and lesson plans ready to use.

Check it out – pretty sweet stuff!